Quincy earns National Community Development Association honors
Quincy has earned recognition from the National Community Development Association for its efforts to educate the public about some of the city’s federally funded initiatives.
Boston 2024 counting on corporate America for $1.52 billion
Some critics say the revenue estimate could be too ambitious — with no way to insure against shortfalls.
How much artisinal juice can Greater Boston drink?
The question is gaining urgency as Boston neighborhoods fall to craft juice bars, and a glass of juice passes $10.
Despite World Cup glory, respect and equality elusive
Let’s be honest: We’re talking about a lot of bandwagon jumpers bolstered by Fourth of July patriotism.
Nonluxury housing permits on the rise in Boston
Boston has also for the first time approved construction of more than $1 billion in housing in a six-month period.
Perplexing death still troubles Vt. town
If a retired Vermont Supreme Court justice is right, the forsaken farmer found a way to haunt the fields in Newbury forever.
BU professor teaches a lesson in offensive speech
Boston University should stand by Saida Grundy, whose race-based views have sparked controversy.
South Carolina Senate votes to remove Confederate flag
The South Carolina Senate voted overwhelmingly Monday to remove the Confederate battle flag from the grounds of the Statehouse.
Wynn Resorts threatens to file defamation suit against Mayor Walsh
The company behind the Everett casino says Walsh made “false statements and untrue innuendo” in filings for the city’s lawsuit against the state gaming commission.
Hillary Clinton ropes reporters
Shielding the former secretary of state from reporters’ questions has become something of a specialty her political operation.
Obama defends military strategy against Islamic State but sees difficulties ahead
In the face of sharp Republican criticism of his policies toward the Islamic State, President Obama portrayed the US-led coalition Monday as gaining ground against the militant group.
Writing and living with an eye on the future in ‘Legacy’
Daniel Goldfarb’s smartly layered new play examines our need to strive for some kind of immortality, however illusory.
2 men charged in Burlington hotel killing
Derrell Fisher and Epshod Jeune targeted escorts during a crime spree, the Middlesex prosecutor said.
Jim Webb brings a crucial voice to presidential race
The former senator’s stands apart from the one-dimensional career politicians cluttering the field.
‘The Next Next Level: A Story of Rap, Friendship, and Almost Giving Up’ by Leon Neyfakh
Leon Neyfakh has known the obscure rap artist Juiceboxxx since their teens, and “The Next Next Level’’ uses their friendship to ask: What makes an artist?
As Republican infighting grows, donors call for calm
The call for calm comes as the sprawling Republican field shows signs it could tip into a bare-knuckles struggle for the nomination.
Hundreds of thousands hear Francis at first Mass in Ecuador
Hundreds of thousands of faithful waited for hours under a broiling sun in a large dirt field in Guayaquil, Ecuador’s largest city.
Historic lightship to shine for first time since 1975
The Nantucket Lightship LV-112, which once illuminated the passage for ships through Nantucket Shoals, is the oldest ship of its kind.
Supreme Court wrong to give coal industry a reprieve
It is wrong to impose significant health and environmental costs on the American people.
Mixed reviews for MBTA’s new parking payment system
Commuters now have to pay by phone or buy a permit instead of inserting money into an “honor box.”